Cultural depictions of James I of England
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James I of England has been depicted a number of times in popular culture.
Film and television
On screen, James has been portrayed by:
- Lucien Littlefield in a silent adaptation of To Have and to Hold (1916)
- Raymond Hatton in another silent adaptation of To Have and to Hold (1922)
- Jerrold Robertshaw in the British silent film Guy Fawkes (1923), based on the novel by Harrison Ainsworth
- Manfred Mackeben as a young child in the German film Das Herz der Königin (1940), about his mother Mary
- William Podmore in The King's Author (1952), in the American TV series Hallmark Hall of Fame
- Anthony Eustrel in Captain John Smith and Pocahontas (1953)
- Everett Sloane in The King's Bounty (1955), in the American TV series Kraft Television Theatre
- Bill Paterson in the ATV drama series Life of Shakespeare (1978)
- Patrick Malahide in the "Treason" episode of the HTV West children's TV series Into the Labyrinth (1981), about the Gunpowder Plot
- Hugh Ross in the Ulster Television series God's Frontiersmen (1988)
- Dudley Sutton in Orlando (1992)
- Angus MacDonald in Kings and Queens of England Volume II (1994)
- Jim Cummings (voice) in the straight-to-video animated film Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (1998)
- Wayne Opie in the TV drama documentary Elizabeth (2000)
- Jeremy Irons in the PBS TV series Freedom: A History of Us (2003)
- Robert Carlyle in the BBC TV series Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)
- Ewen Bremner in the TV miniseries Elizabeth I (2005)
- Jonathan Pryce in The New World (2005)
- James Clyde in Anonymous (2011)
- Kevin Little at the New York Renaissance Faire (2012)
- James is a character in the novel To Have and to Hold by Mary Johnston (1900).
- James acts as something of the antagonist in the comic series Marvel 1602 and its sequels (2003).
- Rafael Sabatini's novel The King's Minion (1930) portrays James as physically attracted to the young Robert Carr and George Villiers and implicates him in the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury.
- James I was depicted in The Revells of Christendome, an anti-pope satire print engraved by the English artist Thomas Cockson in 1609.
- King James I (Character) from Kings and Queens of England Volume II (1994) (V), The Internet Movie Database.
- The British Museum. "The Revells of Christendome". Trustees of the British Museum. Retrieved 9 March 2012.